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Tillerson Nears Full Senate Confirmation to Lead State Department

President Trump’s nomination of Rex W. Tillerson as secretary of state was favorably approved Monday afternoon in a roll call vote by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, after Republican committee holdout Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida withdrew his objections. The former ExxonMobil Corp. chief was expected to be confirmed easily by the GOP-led Senate. Read More

Tillerson Facing Clear Path to Lead State Department

The nomination of Rex W. Tillerson, the former chief of ExxonMobil Corp. as secretary of state, was favorably approved Monday afternoon in a roll call vote by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, after Republican committee holdout Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida withdrew his objections. Tillerson was expected to be confirmed easily by the GOP-led Senate. Read More